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VFW Sport Clips Participating Locations
Sport Clips Participating Locations
Sport Clips Participating Locations
Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship Participating Locations
First Desert Storm Veteran Elected VFW National Commander
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States concluded its 117th
National Convention here today by electing Brian Duffy of Louisville, Ky.,
as its new leader.
election also introduces a new era for America’s oldest and largest war
veterans’ organization, in that he becomes the first Operation Desert Storm
veteran to become the VFW commander-in-chief.
Voice of Democracy
Voice of Democracy is an audio-essay competition for High School students for an opportunity to win a scholarship for college.
VFW, Sport Clips Help 136 Student Veterans Pay Fall Tuition
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is pleased to announce that 136 service members and veterans have been selected as 2016 fall semester recipients of the VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship.” Together, these student veterans will receive a combined $631,892 in aid, setting a new program record for assistance provided.
New Adjutant and Quartermaster Generals Named at VFW National Convention
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Yesterday, at the conclusion of the 117th Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States National Convention, in Charlotte, N.C., Robert E. Wallace was appointed the organization’s new adjutant general, and Debra Anderson its new quartermaster general. Anderson’s election to the position makes her the first female veteran to hold the position in the organization’s 117-year history. She also joins new VFW National Commander Brian Duffy to be the first Operation Desert Storm veterans to be elected to their respective positions.
117th VFW National Convention Rolls Into Charlotte
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Up to 12,000 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and its Auxiliary are rolling into the Tar Heel State this weekend to elect new leadership and to approve resolutions that will guide the national organization’s advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill, and its veteran and military support programs across the country. The 117th VFW National Convention begins Saturday at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C. The event is closed to the public.
Community Service, Youth Scholarships and Activities
Community Service and Youth Scholarship Programs
Philippine VFW Post Earns National Award
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is proud to announce that VFW Post 2485 in Angeles City, Philippines, has been selected to receive the prestigious Fred C. Hall Memorial Outstanding Post Special Project Award in honor of its “Burial Assistance Program” project.
VFW Scholarship Funds Future Engineer
Marine Corp veteran, James Corbitt, 23, served as an Aviation Electrical Systems Technician for five years. After leaving the military, Corbitt began working towards an Engineering degree at a California community college.
Corbitt’s dream is to become a Biomedical Engineer Researcher. He wants to better the lives of other veterans by enhancing technology used in prosthetics and artificial tissue.
Scout of the Year Scholarship
Scout of the Year Scout of the Year Scholarship winners and guidelines. 1st Place Winner Evan T. Mercer was selected as the 2013-14 VFW Scout of the Year in the organization's National Competition. He was awarded a $5,000 scholarship. Evan was sponsored by the VFW Department of Georgia and VFW Post 5448.